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Overheard In L.A.: Instagram Employment Strategies

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from people that need to change up their Instagram game, are worried about their #branding, and turning down for what.

Overheard of the Week
"Hang on, I'm trying to populate my Instagram feed with pictures that make me look employable."
Overheard at Skylight Books in Los Feliz by Yumi K.

That's Not The Therapist's Job
"I hope my therapist Googled me so she knows who the fuck she's talking to."
via @RandiKrasny

Now That's A Birthday Party I Wanna Be At
"Maybe we do a Slip'N Slide into a pile of guacamole?"
via @SanjanaSeelam

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I Don't Even Wanna Know
"You better hope I don't get murdered tonight, because your DNA is aaaaalllll over me."
via @danielleradford

What Kinda Movies Are We Talking About Here?
"I love lesbians. They make good movies."
via @avensobrien

What An Ordeal
"I don't really like the penthouse, but ugh, whatever, I'm going learn to deal."
via @SuperMando27

PBR Is Cool?
"I was so into PBR before it became hipster cool."
via @j_michel

"These NDAs are killing my Klout score."
via @GarrettOB

Overheard From A Lynn Hirschberg Interview
"These truffle fries aren't truffley enough. Where are the truffles?"
Overheard in Franklin Village by L. Desmond

Seems Regular Enough To Me
"The only time I used to make love with my ex-wife is when there was an earthquake and when she had the hiccups."
via @alimotro

That's A Job?!
"I'm a professional shoe tester. They send me shoes every week and I test them out."
via @Collin1000

Life Is A Struggle
"I really like the turn up at night. The turn down is my least fave. The struggle is real, right guys?"
via @DillonZachara

That's Not Very Motherly
"Mom you're so insensitive. Why wouldn't you want to save a crack baby?"
Overheard at Masa in Echo Park by A. Trujillo

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The Wonders Of Technology
"Nice Photoshop job on Scarlett Johansson, she looks like Jimmy Carter."
via @worldcuppoprock

I Wrote A Lot Of Papers On You In High School English
"If anyone's the American Dream it's me"
via @itsnotseacrest

Our Overheard in L.A. feature relies on you to send us the strange conversations you overhear in this city. Send them our way at (In the e-mail, put "overheard" in the subject and tell us who said it, where they said it and any amusing context.)

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